Monumental Inscription (Section C.)

Erected by D.B. Niven in memory of his daughter, Jane Wemyss, died 7th Sep. 1845 aged 5 yrs. His son, Tom Just, died 21st Nov. 1845 aged 3 years. His son, David Barclay, died 4th Nov., 1848 aged 4 months. The above David Niven died 12th July 1868 aged 70 years. His brother, Robert Niven died 28th Feb. 1870 aged 77 years. Agnes Christian Just, relict of above D. Niven, died 14th Sep 1870 aged 55 years.

Reproduced from "Register of gravestone inscriptions in Constitution Road, compiled ca 1960." with kind permission of Dundee City Archives.


1847, Erected by D.B. Niven, merchant, Dundee, in memory of his daughter, Jane Wemyss, died 7th Sepember 1845 aged 5 years. His sons, Thomas Just, died 21st November 1845 aged 3 years. David Barclay, died 4th November, 1848 aged 4 months. The above David B. Niven died 12th July 1868 aged 70 years. His brother, Robert B. Niven died 28th Feb. 1870 aged 77 years. Agnes Christian Just, relict of above D.B. Niven, died 14th Sep 1870 aged 55 years. His daughter Elizabeth Just Niven died 7th March, 1938 aged 84.

Reproduced from a transcribed copy of Sidney Cramer's notebook, Old Bell Street, Dundee [TD73/8/1] with kind permission of the Scottish Genealogy Society, Edinburgh.


See also plot 438

Register of Lairs 1848-1902

Lair Purchaser Of Lair Or Plot
438-2 David Barclay Niven, Agent. 438-2 C Cremated Remains - 01/04/1838.

Register 8 1864-1938

Date Of Interment Register Number Name & Designation Age Residence & Misc Plot No
29/03/1938   Elizabeth Just Niven   London 438-2
04/03/1870 41 Robert Barclay Niven 78 Years   438-2 A
15/07/1868 52 David Barclay Niven 70 Years   438-2 B
17/09/1870 75 Agnes Christina Just 55 Years   438-2 B

Register 5 1843-1847

Date of Interment Register Number Name Designation Date of Death Age Place of Birth Cause of Death Last Place of Residence Plot Number
26/11/1845 70 Thomas Just Niven Son of David B. Niven, Agent 21/11/1845 3 years Dundee Water in Head Mount Pleasant, Hawkhill 438-2 A
11/09/1845 1199 Jean Wemyss Niven Daughter of David Barclay Niven, Agent 07/09/1845 5 Years Dundee Water in Head Mount Pleasant, Hawkhill 438-2 A